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Name of Creator:Young, Wilfred A., 1901-1992
Title:Wilfred A. Young papers
Reference Code:M184
Location Code:56/2, FF2/D2
Extent:0.15 cubic ft.
Scope and Content Abstract:This collection contains Wilfred A. Young's personal photographs and Northeastern memorabilia. Certificates, programs, and documents related to Young's Northeastern activities are enclosed, many in association with the 1923 Commencement ceremony. Photographs comprise a significant portion of the collection, including both personal family photographs and formal shots of Northeastern students and alumni.
Historical Abstract:Northeastern University alumnus Wilfred A. Young was born on February 16th, 1901. He attended High School in Windham, Connecticut, and later graduated from the Northeastern College of Engineering in 1923 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Young later resided in West Hartford, Connecticut working as a Sales Engineer for Bernard M. Packard Company in Hamden, Connecticut. In 1967, he became the President of Northeastern University's Alumni Club of Connecticut. He passed away on April 11th, 1992 at age 91.
Language and Scripts:Materials entirely in English.
System of Arrangement:This collection is arranged alphabetically.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Young, Wilfred A., 1901–1992

  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) College of Engineering
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) Class of 1923

  • Men –– Massachusetts –– Boston
  • Engineers––United States.
  • Engineering––Study and teaching.

Conditions Governing Access:This collection is unrestricted.
Processor:Finding aid prepared by William Bratches, December 2011